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  1. Monument of the Antoninian conduit, under whose arch the Via Appia passed

    Monument of the Antoninian conduit, under whose arch the Via Appia passed

    Monument of the Antoninian conduit, under whose arch the Via Appia passed.
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    1888: The Bohdan Khmelnytsky Monument

    Ran into this monument while reading about the Detroit Publishing Company. As it often happens, looked into it a bit, and all familiar patterns revealed themselves. But what it really made me think about was the missing time. We simply have to have it, and that I will elaborate on closer to the...
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    1861-69: Sir William Wallace Monument in Scotland

    The National Wallace Monument is a tower standing on the shoulder of the Abbey Craig, a hilltop overlooking Stirling in Scotland. It commemorates Sir William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish hero. William Wallace 1272-1305 William Wallace + More We all should remember Sir William Wallace from...
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    Question | What date? The Bronze Horseman statue of Peter the Great.

    The Bronze Horseman is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in the Senate Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was opened to the public on 7 (18) August, 1782. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it was created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falconet. The statue is now one of the...
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    Obelisks of Axum: cargo cult or mockup city skyscrapers?

    Per the PTB: The Obelisk of Axum is a 4th-century AD, 24-metre-tall (79-feet) obelisk, weighing 160 tonnes, in the city of Axum in Ethiopia. The obelisk ends in a semi-circular top part, which used to be enclosed by metal frames. Obelisk of Axum The Obelisk of Axum is intricately carved to...
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